I've translated two of his earlier novels, which you can learn more about here, but this most recent work is something wholly unique. Let me tell you a little about the novel La familia interrumpida...
When the poet Luis Cernuda fled Spain in February of 1938, he never imagined that would be the last time he set foot on the land of his birth. As an exile in Great Britain, and thanks in part to to a former lover, he finds himself facing a depressing task that only furthers his despair and bitterness: helping 3,800 Basque refugee children who have come to England after Bilbao had fallen to Francisco Franco's troops.
Seventy years later, a young, New York-based Mexican filmmaker by the name of Luis Salerno Insausti, receives a mysterious email that shakes the very foundations of his life and connects it inextricably to the great Spanish poet.
If you want to find out what Carlos Fuentes, Federico García Lorca, Karl Popper, Thomas Hobbes, and The Beatles have in common, you need to read this article and this book.